Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Athenagoras, an Athenian philosopher who embraced Christianity at Alexandria, and wrote an Apology for that faith, and a Treatise on the Resurrection of the Dead. The first work is dedicated to Marcus Aurelius and Commodus, which would fix its date approximately at 170 A.D. Some critics assign it to the period of Hadrian. No reference is made to the author by any contemporary.